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A black and white image of Mary McLeod Bethune awarding a plaque to Ada Lee. Mrs. Bethune can be seen at the right of the image, wearing an academic gown and standing behind a podium. She is handing a plaque with a chain attached to the back to Ada Lee, who is wearing a suit jacket and skirt. Standing directly behind Mrs. Bethune and only partially visible is Richard V. Moore, who is wearing an academic cap, gown, and tassel. Seated in the front row at the left is academic dean Charlotte Ford Clark, also wearing an academic gown, cap, and tassel, as well as holding a piece of paper in her lap. Seated to the right of her in the first row is Bishop W. E. Bowen. On the back of the photograph are written the names of the people in the photograph.


ca. 1950s


Black and white photography -- Florida -- Daytona Beach -- Photographs; Graduation ceremonies -- Florida -- Daytona Beach -- Photographs; Men -- Florida -- Daytona Beach -- Photographs; Women -- Florida -- Daytona Beach -- Photographs; College presidents -- Florida -- Daytona Beach -- Photographs; Podiums -- Florida -- Daytona Beach -- Photographs; Teachers -- Florida -- Daytona Beach -- Photographs; African Americans; Plaques -- Florida -- Daytona Beach -- Photographs; College buildings -- Florida -- Daytona Beach -- Photographs; Thomas White Hall (Daytona Beach, Fla.) -- Photographs

Subject-Personal Names

Bethune, Mary McLeod (1875-1955); Moore, Richard Vernon, Sr. (1906-1994)

Number of Images

2 images

Side of Image

Front of Postcard


Bethune-Cookman University

Repository Collection

Bethune-Cookman University Photograph Collection

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Size of Original Image

12 cm. x 21 cm.

Rights Statement

All rights to images are held by the respective holding institution. This image is posted publicly for non-profit educational uses, excluding printed publication. For permission to reproduce images and/or for copyright information contact University Archives, Bethune-Cookman University, Daytona Beach, FL 32114 (386) 481-2186.

Digital Publisher

Electronically reproduced by the Digital Services unit of the University of Central Florida Libraries, Orlando, 2009.

Funding source

LSTA Grant 2008-2009

Digital Reproduction Specifications

Jpeg2000 images were derived from 400 dpi tiffs scanned on a Kodak i200 series flatbed scanner.

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